Universidad Pedagogica Nacional del Estado de Chihuahua (UPNECH), Campus Juarez
Ciudad Juarez, Chih. Mexico
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Jorge lives in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and works as a professor at the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional del Estado de Chihuahua (UPNECH), Campus Juárez, where he is also the Coordinator of the undergraduate program of Pedagogy (for those who want to be teachers). He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics Education and a Masters in Community Education at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez (UACJ). He also has the training in Social Therapy by the East Side Institute of New York as a member of the International Class 2012-2013. He coordinated the Support Program for Students of Higher Education, their Development, Life Project and Risk Prevention Construye-T at the state level for five years. He has been teaching at the higher level since 2007 with different institutions and has more than 20 years of experience working with NGO’s, with teenagers, young people, schools, teachers, and unprivileged communities. He is a founding member of the Fred Newman Center for Social Therapy in Ciudad Juárez where the practice of Social Therapy is taking place with different groups, such as students in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, teachers from different levels, young people, parents and NGO members in order to build community in different ways of also developing personal growth.
In 2011 he received the “Excellence in Higher Education Leadership Award” by the faculty of Educational Leadership and Foundations and the Higher Education Student Association of the Paso del Norte region.